Update: Police have advised the 12-year-old boy has been found.

Earlier: Police are appealing for help locate a 12-year-old boy reported missing from North Ipswich since January 9.

He was last seen at a bus stop at 4pm and was in the company of a man and two women.

Police and his family are concerned for his welfare.

The boy is described as caucasian, 150cm tall with a slim build, blonde hair and was last seen wearing red and black shorts, T-shirt, and white skate shoes.

Police believe he may have his silver scooter with him.

If anyone sees the boy or who has any information as to his whereabouts they are encouraged to contact police.